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LeeNore "Lee" Esther Finch

October 3, 1935 – December 23, 2017


January 4, 2018

LeeNore "Lee" Esther Finch (nee Blize) died peacefully in hospice care at home in Walla Walla on December 23, 2017 at the age of 82.

Lee was born on October 3, 1935 to Clarence "Zeke" and Moree Blize. She graduated from Waitsburg High School in 1953 and married Nolan Finch on November 20 1954.

Lee and Nolan were married 62 years until Nolan's death on April 24, 2017. She worked as a secretary and bookkeeper at Lloyd's Insurance for 40 years in addition to managing the books for Finch Construction.

Lee took great pleasure in knitting, cooking, gardening, crosswords and playing the piano in addition to annual RV trips to Nolan's favorite fishing spots and the coast. She enjoyed her football pool, was a dedicated Seahawk fan and remained hopeful for another championship Mariner season.

Lee is survived by her son Greg Finch (Vanessa) of Maui, Hawaii, loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and long-time friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Jack Blize, sister Barbara Rerecich, and husband Nolan.

At Lee's request no services are scheduled. The family would like to thank Walla Walla Hospice for the compassionate care provided to both Lee and Nolan this past year.


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